Kremlin condemns Western tank deliveries
Victims after the attack on a local market near Kharkiv
A Russian attack on a local market in the village of Shevchenkove, near Kharkiv reportedly killed a 60-year-old woman and injured 7 people, says Kharkiv Oblast Governor Oleh Syniehubov quoted by the Kyiv Independent. The Ukrainian newspaper publishes on its Twitter account photos on the spot of rubble still on fire.
A local market under bombs in the Kharkiv region
A Ukrainian MP, Kira Rudyk, shared footage of a bombed local market in Ukraine’s Kharkiv region on Twitter. “Every day brings evidence of genocide in the center of Europe,” she said.
Ukrainian reinforcements sent to Donbass
kyiv indicates that it has reinforced its troops in the eastern part of the Donbass, facing the Wagner unit Russian mercenaries deployed in the region. “The enemy again tried desperately to storm the city of Soledar from different directions. He launched the most professional units of the Wagner group into battle, ”said the Ukrainian forces, assuring in a press release that they repelled these attacks.
Zelensky celebrates the release of Ukrainian soldiers
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky celebrated in a video speech the release of the fifty Ukrainian soldiers. “Fifty Ukrainians have returned home. Thirty-three officers, seventeen soldiers and sergeants,” he explains. Among these soldiers freed from “Russian captivity” are “defenders of the regions of kyiv and Donetsk, Mariupol and the south of the country”, he continues, before adding that kyiv “is working tirelessly to free the Ukrainians. »
Evacuation trains maintained in Ukraine
Evacuations of premises continue in Ukraine. This photo shows Tetiana, 50, sitting on an evacuation train bound for the city of Lviv, as Russian strikes continue in Pokrovsk, near Donetsk.
Increasingly heavy Russian losses
More than 111,000 soldiers, 285 planes, 3,069 tanks, 272 helicopters. The human and material losses continue to increase on the Russian side, according to Ukrainian estimates cited by the Kyiv Independent.
Japan wants to reaffirm the G7’s “solidarity” with Ukraine
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has left his country for a tour of Europe and North America, with security talks on the agenda. He will conclude this tour in the United States, where he will meet President Joe Biden on Friday. The two leaders are expected to discuss security issues, including the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Fumio Kishida said he also wanted to reaffirm this year the “solidarity” of the G7 countries with Ukraine.
Kramatorsk, under the rubble
A woman surveys the damage after a Russian strike fell overnight in Kramatorska city located in Donetsk Oblast.
Germany sends generators to Kherson
Faced with the power cuts which are multiplying in Ukraine, Germany has provided the Kherson region with seven electric generators, reports Yaroslav Yanushevych, the governor of the region quoted by the Kyiv Independent. After a series of military setbacks on the ground and Ukrainian attacks targeting Russian territory and annexed Crimea, Moscow opted from October for a tactic of bombing Ukraine’s infrastructure, regularly provoking power and water cuts.
Fifty Ukrainian soldiers freed
Russia and Ukraine each exchanged 50 prisoners of war, following an agreement hailed by both parties. “We brought 50 of our soldiers home,” said Andriy Yermak, chief of staff at the Ukrainian presidency. A photo posted by the Ukrainian Defense Twitter account also shows these dozens of Ukrainian soldiers on their way home.
“Russia is lying”, insists Zelensky
“The world has been able to see once again in recent days that Russia is lying even when it draws attention to the situation with its own announcements,” Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said in a video message, commenting on the progress of the ceasefire decreed the previous two days by Moscow.
A “communication operation”, according to kyiv
Ukraine has denied any strikes on barracks in Kramatorsk, claiming that the Russian claim “does not correspond to the truth”. “Russian troops do not have the capacity to deliver high-precision strikes,” said a spokesman for the “Eastern” command of the Ukrainian army, Serguiï Tcherevaty, denouncing a Russian “communication operation” in the face of the successes Ukrainians.
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DIRECT. War in Ukraine: Western tank deliveries will “prolong the suffering” of Ukrainians, judges the Kremlin